Dr CHANG, Tsung-chi Hawk   張崇旂
Assistant Professor
Department of Literature and Cultural Studies
Phone No: (852) 2948 6151
Email: htcchang@eduhk.hk
Contact
ORCiD
0000-0003-1495-3761
Phone
(852) 2948 6151
Email
htcchang@eduhk.hk
Address
10 Lo Ping Road, Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong
Scopus ID
55789442000
Research Interest

Modern & Contemporary Irish Literature, Women's Writing, 20th-century English and American Poetry, The Short Story, Translation Studies, Language and Culture

External Appointment

1. Early Career Fellow, The Hong Kong Academy of the Humanities (2019-24)

2. Invited Reviewer for (1) Religion and Literature (Department of English, University of Notre Dame, USA; Johns Hopkins University Press)

(2) Chung Wai Literary Quarterly (Department of Foreign Languages and Literature, National Taiwan Univerisity, Taiwan)

(3) Wenshan Review of Literature and Culture (Department of English, National Chengchi University, Taiwan)

(4) GEMA Online® Journal of Language Studies (UKM Press, Malaysia)

(5) International Conference on Literature 2018 (School of Humanities, Universiti Sains, Malaysia)

(6) The Explicator (Routledge, Taylor & Francis, UK)

(7) 3L: Language, Linguistics, Literature (Universiti Kebangsaan, Malaysia)

(8) Ex-position (Department of Foreign Languages and Literature, National Taiwan University, Taiwan)

3. External Reviewer for Research and Development Projects 2021-22 of the Standing Committee on Language Education and Research (SCOLAR, Education

Bureau, HKSAR)


Personal Profile

Dr. Hawk Chang, Assistant Professor of English, joined EdUHK in 2010. He received his PhD from the Graduate Institute of English, National Taiwan Normal University and did his post-doctoral study at School of English, Trinity College Dublin. He was the winner of Government-Sponsored Scholarship to Study Abroad (sponsored by the Ministry of Education, Taiwan) (2007) and the recipient of the Postdoctoral Research Abroad Program Scholarship (sponsored by National Science Council, Taiwan) (2008). In May, 2019, he was awarded the First Book Prize by The Hong Kong Academy of the Humanities for his submitted monograph Traditions and Difference in Contemporary Irish Short Fiction (published by Springer in 2021) and was offered a Junior Fellowship in the Academy for a five-year term (2019-2024). Before joining EdUHK, he taught at National Tsing Hua University (Taiwan) and National Chiao Tung University (Taiwan).

Research Interest

Modern & Contemporary Irish Literature, Women's Writing, 20th-century English and American Poetry, The Short Story, Translation Studies, Language and Culture

External Appointment

1. Early Career Fellow, The Hong Kong Academy of the Humanities (2019-24)

2. Invited Reviewer for (1) Religion and Literature (Department of English, University of Notre Dame, USA; Johns Hopkins University Press)

(2) Chung Wai Literary Quarterly (Department of Foreign Languages and Literature, National Taiwan Univerisity, Taiwan)

(3) Wenshan Review of Literature and Culture (Department of English, National Chengchi University, Taiwan)

(4) GEMA Online® Journal of Language Studies (UKM Press, Malaysia)

(5) International Conference on Literature 2018 (School of Humanities, Universiti Sains, Malaysia)

(6) The Explicator (Routledge, Taylor & Francis, UK)

(7) 3L: Language, Linguistics, Literature (Universiti Kebangsaan, Malaysia)

(8) Ex-position (Department of Foreign Languages and Literature, National Taiwan University, Taiwan)

3. External Reviewer for Research and Development Projects 2021-22 of the Standing Committee on Language Education and Research (SCOLAR, Education

Bureau, HKSAR)


Selected Output

Scholarly Books, Monographs and Chapters
Research book or monograph (author)
Chang Tsung Chi, Hawk (2021). Traditions and Difference in Contemporary Irish Short Fiction: Ireland Then and Now. Singapore: Springer
Chapter in an edited book (author)
Chang Tsung Chi, Hawk (2020). "Heroes and Myth: From Cuchulain to Heroes in Irish Literature". . Edited by Prof. Liang, Sun-chieh in collaboration with Irish Studies Association Taiwan, After Sailing to Ireland (217-241). Taipei: National Taiwan Normal University Press

Journal Publications
Publication in refereed journal
Chang Tsung Chi, Hawk (2022). "Language, Identity, and Translation in J. M. Synge’s The Playboy of the Western World" . 3L: Language, Linguistics, Literature , xx, xx-xx
Chang Tsung Chi, Hawk (2022). “Who Is the Real Author?: Translating amid Differences in Postmodern Translation Aesthetics - Lessons from Yang Mu and Fu Hao”. Journal of Taiwan Literary Studies (台灣文學研究學報), 34, 283-307
Chang Tsung Chi, Hawk (2021). "A Window on One’s Identity: Cultural Identity in Chinua Achebe’s 'The Sacrificial Egg'" . The Explicator, 79(4), 151-154
Chang Tsung Chi, Hawk (2021). "Where Are the Women?: An Ecofeminist Reading of William Golding's Lord of the Flies". CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture, 23(3), 1-9
Chang Tsung Chi, Hawk (2021). "Between Reality and Fantasy: Home in Ransom Riggs's Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children". English Studies, 103(1), 78-93
Chang Tsung Chi, Hawk (2021). "Women, Coming-of-Age and Secrets in Jamaica Kincaid's Annie John". Children's Literature in Education, (Online First), xx-xx
Chang Tsung Chi, Hawk (2021). "The Silence of Sound: An Acoustic Study of Shakespeare’s Sonnet 129" . ANQ, (Online First), xx, xx-xx
Chang, Tsung Chi, Hawk (2021). "'He Meddled with or Molested Me': #MeToo Protests in Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill’s The Fifty Minute Mermaids". 3L: Language, Linguistics, Literature , 27(2), 76-88
Chang Tsung Chi, Hawk (2021). "What the COVID-19 Pandemic Has Taught Me about Teaching Literature in Hong Kong". Changing English, 28(3), 262-270
Chang Tsung Chi, Hawk (2020). "Gender Politics in Question: A Comparative Study of Edna O’Brien and Li Ang". Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction , (Online First), xx-xx
Chang Tsung Chi, Hawk (2020). “‘He’s a machine—made so.’: Rethinking Humanlike Robots in Issac Asimov’s I, Robot”. ANQ, (Online First), xx-xx
Chang Tsung Chi, Hawk (2020). "From Sight to Touch: Female Identity in Brian Friel’s Molly Sweeney" . Journal of Comparative Literature and Aesthetics, 43(3), 34-45
Chang Tsung Chi, Hawk (2019). "'Cast a Cold Eye': Life and Death in W.B. Yeats's Poetry". Journal of Language, Literature and Culture, 66(2), 91-102
Chang Tsung Chi, Hawk (2018). "Identity and Ambivalence in Xu Xi’s History’s Fiction". Journal of Comparative Literature and Aesthetics, 41(1-2), 83-90
Chang Tsung Chi, Hawk (2018). "Re-evaluating Lady Gregory in Modern Irish Literature: A Feminist Ethics Study". GEMA Online Journal of Language Studies, 18(3), 101-113
Chang, Tsung-chi, Hawk (2018). "Emotions, Religion, and Morality in Graham Greene’s The Heart of the Matter". Neohelicon, 45(1), 379-392
Chang Tsung Chi, Hawk (2017). "The Body and Female Identity in Eithne Strong’s Flesh: The Greatest Sin" . 3L: Language, Linguistics, Literature, 23(4), 157-169
Chang, Tsung Chi, Hawk (2017). "When Politics Meets Gender: Trauma in Edna O’Brien’s House of Splendid Isolation" . GEMA Online® Journal of Language Studies, 17(4), 16-26
Chang, Tsung-chi, Hawk (2017). "Women, Power, and Knowledge in W. B. Yeats's ‘Leda and the Swan’". Journal of Comparative Literature and Aesthetics, 40(1), 59-66
Chang, Tsung-chi, Hawk (2017). "What Matters for Women: Discovering Irish Women through Maeve Binchy's 'All That Matters'" . Neohelicon , 44(1), 245-256
Chang, Tsung-chi, Hawk (2016). "Unsettling Irish Poetic Tradition: Eavan Boland’s Feminist Poetics". Neohelicon, 43(2), 591-601
Chang, Tsung-chi, Hawk (2016). “Irish Women: A Different Voice in Iris Murdoch’s Something Special” . Neohelicon , 43(1), 201-211
Chang, Tsung-chi, Hawk (2015). "I Am Nobody: Fantasy and Identity in Neil Gaiman’s The Graveyard Book”. Journal of English Studies, 13, 7-18
Chang, Tsung-chi, Hawk (2015). "Rethinking Multiculturalism in New Dubliners: An Outsider’s Perspective" . Journal of Comparative Literature and Aesthetics, 38(1-2), 69-76
Chang, Tsung-chi, Hawk (2014). "Frustration and Challenge of Literary Translation: On Translating J.M. Synge's The Playboy of the Western World". Review of English and American Literature, 25(1), 89-105
Chang, Tsung-chi, Hawk (2014). "Gender Bias and Resistance in Edna O'Brien's Country Girls' Trilogy". Wenshan Review of Literature and Culture, 8(1), 29-62
Chang, Tsung-chi, Hawk (2013). "Body, the Senses, and Perception in Edna O'Brien's 'Sister Imelda'". Universitas-Monthly Review of Philosophy and Culture, 40(11), 161-183
Chang, Tsung-chi, Hawk (2012). "W.B. Yeats, Cultural Nationalism, and Disempowered Women". Tamkang Review, 43(1), 51-65
Chang, Tsung-chi, Hawk (2011). “Landscape, Nation, and Women in J.M. Synge’s One-Act Plays”. Hwa Kang English Journal, 17(1), 159-178
Chang, Tsung-chi, Hawk (2010). “Culture Clash: From Comparative Culture to Foreign Language Learning in Taiwan” . Chung Hsing Journal of Humanities, 44(1), 267-288
Chang, Tsung-chi, Hawk (2010). “Romanticism/Nationalism/Ireland: On Thomas Moore’s The Irish Melodies.. Studies in English Language and Literature, 25, 1-15

Conference Papers
Other conference paper
Chang Tsung Chi, Hawk (2022, 6). "Empowering Literary Study via Online Learning: Exploring Blended Learning and Teaching Literature in the 21st Century". Paper presented at Flipped Literature and Cross-Cultural Forum & the Eighth International Conference on Foreign Languages and Literature Teaching at Feng Chia University, Taichung, Taiwan
Chang Tsung Chi, Hawk (2022, 6). "Epidemics That Unveil and Accelerate Love: Reading W. Somerset Maugham’s The Painted Veil". Paper presented at the 44th Annual Comparative Literature International Conference, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei
Chang Tsung Chi, Hawk (2022, 4). "Argument Matters: Helping Freshmen to Present Their Main Argument". Paper presented at ECG 2022 (Exploring the Common Ground: A Conference on Western and Asian Culture, Language and Literature), National Chi Nan University, Puli, Taiwan
Chang Tsung Chi, Hawk (2021, 10). “Bodies with/out Souls: The Material vs. the Immaterial in Issac Asimov’s “The Bicentennial Man” . Paper presented at the 29th Annual Conference of the English and American Literature Association, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei.
Chang Tsung Chi, Hawk (2021, 10). “Narration Matters: Reading Edna O’Brien’s The Country Girls Trilogy and Li Ang’s The Butcher’s Wife” . Paper presented at 2021 International Conference on English Studies: Literature and Culture, Language and Teaching, National Dong Hwa University, Hualien, Taiwan.
Chang, Tsung Chi (Hawk) (2021, 6). "The Continued Life of Yeats's Poetry: From Walter Benjamin to Yang Mu's Task of the Translator". The 25th International Symposium on Translation and Interprtation, Soochow University, Taipei
Chang, Tsung Chi (Hawk) (2021, 5). "The Silence of Sound: An Acoustic Study of Shakespeare's Sonnets". Paper delivered at 2021 International Conference on Kunju and Shakespeare, NCU Museum of Kunqu in collaboration with Taiwan Shakespeare Association, National Central University, Zhongli, Taiwan
Chang Tsung Chi, Hawk (2019, 11). “‘He’s a machine—made so.’: Rethinking Humanlike Robots in Issac Asimov’s I, Robot". Paper delivered at the 27th ​Annual Conference of the English and American Literature Association (R.O.C.), National Chung Cheng University, Chia-yi, Taiwan
Chang, Tsung Chi, Hawk (2019, 11). "More Than an Irish Playwright: J.M. Synge, Translation, and Multiculturalism". Paper presented at International Symposium on Multilingualism in the Past, Present, and the Future: Opportunities and Challenges, National Chengchi University, Taipei
Chang, Tsung Chi, Hawk (2019, 11). "The Visible vs. The Invisible: Sexual Discourse in Li Ang's The Visible Ghosts". Paper presented at 2019 Taiwan Humanities Society Conference, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan
Chang Tsung Chi, Hawk (2019, 10). "Border-cross Challenge for Ba Jin: Translating Oscar Wilde's Fairy Tales into Chinese" . Paper delivered at the 36th International Conference of IASIL Japan, Konan Women's University, Kobe, Japan
Chang Tsung Chi, Hawk (2019, 8). "A Mirror Held up to the Irish: Revisiting J.M. Synge's The Playboy of the Western World". Paper delivered at the 12th Conference of European Federation of Association and Centre of Irish Studies ("Stage Irish"), University of Ljubljana , Ljubljana, Slovenia
Chang Tsung Chi, Hawk (2019, 6). "No Living without Dying: The Death Philosophy of Krishnamurti and Derrida" . Paper delivered at the 41st Annual Comparative Literature International Conference, National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan
Chang, Tsung-chi, Hawk (2018, 11). "‘Beauty Is Truth’?: Translating Oscar Wilde’s 'The Nightingale and the Rose'” . Paper delivered at the 8th Annual Conference of Taiwan Children’s Literature Research Association (Theme: Children’s and Young Adult Literature in Translation), Soochow Univeristy, Taipei
Chang Tsung Chi, Hawk (2018, 10). "'He Meddled with or Molested Me': #MeToo Protests in Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill’s The Fifty Minute Mermaids". Paper delivered at International Association for the Study of Irish Literature (The Japan Branch) Conference 2018, Toyo University, Tokyo, Japan
Chang Tsung Chi, Hawk (2018, 10). "(Re)directing Literature to Ethical Justice: Happiness in Ursula K. Le Guin's 'The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas'". Paper delivered at 2018 ROC English and American Literature Association International Conference, National Taitung University, Taiwan
Chang Tsung Chi, Hawk (2018, 7). "Reconfiguring Irishness: Tradition and Multicultural Identity Politics in Gish Jen's 'Who Is Irish?'". Paper presented at International Association for the Study of Irish Literature (IASIL 2018) Conference, Radboud University, Nijmegen, the Netherlands
Chang Tsung Chi, Hawk (2018, 6). "Nature and Women: An Ecofeminist Reading of Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill’s Poetry". Paper delivered at American Conference for Irish Studies (ACIS) 2018, University College Cork, Ireland
Chang Tsung Chi, Hawk (2018, 5). "A Comparative Study of Gender Politics in Edna O'Brien and Li Ang". Paper delivered at the 40th Annual Conference of R.O.C. Comparative Literature Association, National Taiwan University, Taipei
Chang Tsung Chi, Hawk (2017, 11). "Heroes and Myth: From Cuchulain to Heroes in Irish Literature" . Paper delivered at the 7th International Conference on Translation and Cross-Cultural Studies, National Cheng Chi University, Taipei
Chang, Tsung-chi, Hawk (2017, 10). "'A Mute Clamor for Release': Rewriting Andersen in Emma Donoghue’s 'The Tale of the Bird'” . Paper presented at the 34th International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures (The Japan Branch) Conference, Kindai University, Osaka, Japan
Chang, Tsung-chi, Hawk (2017, 10). "Between Reality and Fantasy: Home in Ransom Riggs’s Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children" . Paper presented at the 25th Annual English and American Literature Association Conference, National Chung Hsing University , Taiwan
Chang, Tsung-chi, Hawk (2017, 10). "Where Are Women?: An Ecofeminist Study of William Golding’s Lord of the Flies". Paper presented at the 7th Cross-Strait Ecological Literature Conference, National Taiwan University, Taipei
Chang, Tsung-chi, Hawk (2017, 8). "Women, Fear, and Safety in Edna O’Brien's 'Sister Imelda' and Ang Li’s 'Ghosts of the Veiled Sky'". Paper presented at the 7th Biennial Congress of European Network for Comparative Literary Studies, University of Helsinki , Finland
Chang, Tsung-chi, Hawk (2017, 7). "Irish Women Then and Now: Reading Lady Gregory, Eavan Boland, and Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill" . Paper presented at the International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures Conference 2017, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Chang, Tsung-chi, Hawk (2017, 6). "Sense and Sexuality: Re-evaluating Lady Gregory via Colm Tóibín". Paper presented at Women on Ireland Research Network Conference, Waterford Institute of Technology, Waterford, Ireland
Chang, Tsung-chi, Hawk (2017, 1). "Women, Nationalism, and Identity in Lady Gregory and Her Plays". Paper presented at Power and Identity: A Cross-Disciplinary Conference, University of Tokyo, Japan
Chang, Tsung-chi, Hawk (2016, 12). "'Cast a Cold Eye': Life and Death in W. B. Yeats’s Poetry" . Paper presented at the Australasian Universities Languages and Literature Association Conference 2016, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia
Chang, Tsung-chi, Hawk (2016, 11). "Re-evaluating Lady Gregory in Modern Irish Literature: A Feminist Ethics Study” . Paper presented at the 22nd Australasian Irish Studies Conference, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
Chang, Tsung-chi, Hawk (2016, 10). "Repetition with Difference: Nostalgia in Edna O'Brien's 'Shovel Kings'" . Paper presented at the 24th Annual English and American Literature Association Conference, National Chiao Tung University , Taiwan
Chang, Tsung-chi, Hawk (2016, 7). "Language, Identity, and Translation in J.M. Synge’s The Playboy of the Western World" . Paper presented at the International Comparative Literature Association Conference 2016 (Conference Theme: The Many Languages of Comparative Literature) , University of Vienna, Austria
Chang, Tsung-chi, Hawk (2016, 5). “'Do You Think I’m Your Slave?': Gender and Immigration in Donal Ryan’s 'Eveline'” . Paper presented at Post-Crash Irish Writing and Culture Conference, Chinese University of Hong Kong and Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong
Chang, Tsung-chi, Hawk (2015, 10). "Women, Coming-of-Age, and Secrets in Jamaica Kincaid’s Annie John". Paper presented at the 23rd Annual English and American Literature Association Conference, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Chang, Tsung-chi, Hawk (2015, 8). “Sexuality and Irish Identity in Patrick McCabe's Breakfast on Pluto” . Paper presented at the European Network for Comparative Literary Studies 6th Biennial International Congress, DCU and NUIG, Dublin and Galway, Ireland
Chang, Tsung-chi, Hawk (2014, 11). "The Just Have to Suffer: Emotions and Religion in Graham Greene's The Heart of the Matter". Paper presented at the 22nd Annual English and American Literature Association Conference, National Cheng Chi University,Taipei
Chang, Tsung-chi, Hawk (2013, 11). "I Am Nobody: Fantasy and Identity in Neil Gaiman’s The Graveyard Book" . Paper presented at the 21st Annual English and American Literature Association Conference, National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan
Chang, Tsung-chi, Hawk (2013, 6). "Identity and Ambivalence in Xu Xi’s History’s Fiction". Paper presented at the Eighth International Convention of Asia Scholars, University of Macao, Macao
Chang, Tsung-chi, Hawk (2013, 3). "Frustration and Challenge in Cultural Translation: On Translating J.M. Synge’s The Playboy of the Western World" . Paper presented at Conference on Frustration, Soochow Univeristy, Taipei
Chang, Tsung-chi, Hawk (2012, 11). "Feminist Prototype in Iris Murdoch's Something Special". Paper presented at the Conference of Irish Short Story (Leuven Department of Literary Studies and the Leuven Center for Irish Studies) , Brussels, Belgium
Chang, Tsung-chi, Hawk (2012, 7). "Body and Female Identity in Eithne Strong's Flesh: The Greatest Sin". Paper presented at the Fourth Biennial International Conference of the Contemporary Women's Writing Association, Taipei
Chang, Tsung-chi, Hawk (2011, 12). “Rethinking Multiculturalism in New Dubliners: An Outsider’s Perspective ”. Paper presented at the Modern Languages Symposium 2011, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland
Chang, Tsung-chi, Hawk (2011, 11). "When Politics Meets Sex: Trauma in Edna O'Brien's House of Splendid Isolation". Paper presented at the 19th Annual English and American Literature Association Conference, National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan
Chang, Tsung-chi, Hawk (2011, 5). “Centennial Reflection on Irish Women through New Dubliners”. Paper presented at the 34th Annual Comparative Literature Association Conference, National Chi Nan University, Taiwan
Chang, Tsung-chi, Hawk (2010, 11). “Where Is My Country: From Everyday Life to Emigration Complex in Brian Friel’s Philadelphia, Here I Come.”. Paper presented at the 18th Annual English and American Literature Association Conference, National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan
Chang, Tsung-chi, Hawk (2010, 5). “Unsettling Irish Poetic Tradition: On Eavan Boland’s Domestic Violence”. Paper presented at 2010 Tamkang—Beijing University Foreign Languages and Literature Symposium, Tamkang University, Taipei
Chang, Tsung-chi, Hawk (2009, 11). “Irish Women, Perception, and Religion: On Edna O’Brien’s ‘Sister Imelda.’ ”. Paper presented at the 17th Annual English and American Literature Association Conference, Soochow University, Taipei

Creative and Literary Works, Consulting Reports and Case Studies
Translation of other's work
Chang Tsung Chi, Hawk (2012). The Playboy of the Western World (translation). Taipei, Taiwan: Bookman Books

Project

The Way Out for Women: A Comparative Study of Edna O’Brien’s The Country Girls Trilogy and Li Ang’s The Butcher's Wife
My main focus is to compare and contrast the ways in which women are subjugated in different political, religious, and socio-cultural milieu, explore how and why women in both contexts are subject to and fight against patriarchal hegemonies, discuss the strategies O’Brien and Li Ang adopt in their attempts to unsettle male-dominated discourses, investigate the changing faces of gender politics embedded in their female writing, and evaluate the significance and implications of the research findings.
Project Start Year: 2020, Principal Investigator(s): CHANG, Tsung-chi Hawk 張崇旂
 
Nature, Myth, and Language in Irish Women's Writing: A Study of Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill's Poetry
This research, which focuses on Ní Dhomhnaill’s poetry, features a thorough exploration of the poet’s reflection on patriarchy and an eco-feminist study of woman-nature nexus and its implication.
Project Start Year: 2018, Principal Investigator(s): CHANG, Tsung-chi Hawk 張崇旂
 
The Invisible Women: Re-evaluating Lady Gregory and Her Works in Modern Irish Literature
Lady Gregory significantly impacted modern Irish literature not only because she helped nurture some aspects of W.B. Yeats’s literary career but because she was committed to fostering and promoting the Irish people’s indigenous cultural identity through her writings. However, Lady Gregory’s identity as an intelligent woman is not given adequate credit, nor are works about her well discussed. This literary study helps us re-examine this great female writer in Irish literature. Lady Gregory’s devotion to the establishment and the management of the Abbey Theater and her plays which promote Irish nationalism belie the fact that, in addition to being a qualified theater runner and supporter, she was also an intelligent woman. Moreover, Lady Gregory was a woman who craved emotional and sexual satisfaction. Nonetheless, Lady Gregory’s intelligence and her sexuality were, to a certain degree, hampered by her self-imposed monitoring as well as the hostile patriarchal culture of the early twentieth century. By investigating Lady Gregory and her works and works on her, this study enables us to better understand the conflict and compromise of being a woman and a writer in a male-dominated society and hopefully paves the way for our understanding of women in the 21st century.
Project Start Year: 2016, Principal Investigator(s): CHANG, Tsung-chi Hawk 張崇旂
 
Rethinking Multiculturalism in New Dubliners: An Outsider’s Perspective
Unlike the essentialism salient in the past, Ireland in the 21st century is characterized by its multicultural facades. However, multicultural as it may appear, Ireland as a member of the European Union seems to tighten its ties with other European countries, while immigrants from non-EU countries tend to be disregarded or even discriminated in different aspects. Such Eirecentrism (or more broadly Eurocentrism) finds evidence in everyday practices and contemporary Irish literature as well. This project aims to investigate how such Eirecentrism is represented and how non-EU outsiders are unfavorably constructed and excluded in New Dubliners, a short story collection published in 2005 in honor of Joyce’s writing of Dubliners a century ago.
Project Start Year: 2011, Principal Investigator(s): CHANG, Tsung-chi Hawk 張崇旂
 
Prizes and awards

First Book Prize
Dr Hawk Chang Tsung-chi has been named recipient of the First Book Prize 2019 by the Hong Kong Academy of the Humanities (HKAH) for his monograph titled Ireland Then and Now: Traditions and Difference in Contemporary (Irish) Short Fiction (published by Springer in 2021). He was also awarded a Junior Fellowship (currently re-titled Early Career Fellow) in the Academy for a five-year term. The First Book Prize aims to give recognition and encouragement for early career achievement among scholars of the humanities working in Hong Kong. The Prize called for submissions from all researchers at local higher education institutions for their first English scholarly monograph of the humanities. HKAH will present an annual prize for the best-submitted manuscript by a humanities scholar. Each year, the winner will be awarded a contract with Springer for the book to be published in The Humanities in Asia series and a Junior Fellowship of the Academy.
Date of receipt: 9/5/2019, Conferred by: The Hong Kong Academy of the Humanities